Alhagi

noun Al·ha·gi \al-ˈhä-jē, -ˈhā-ˌjī\

Definition of Alhagi

  1. :  a small genus of desert shrubs (family Leguminosae) found in northern Africa and Asia Minor having simple leaves, spiny branches, and tough pods — see camel thorn

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Origin and Etymology of alhagi

New Latin, from Arabic al-hāj camel thorn


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